Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Ida Etta (Shipley) Rovell & John Rovell, L. G. Walker  



John ROVELL was born Nov 1858 New York. son of [-?-] and Minnie [-? Rosell -]

He married Miami County Indiana 19 Dec 1882 Ida Etta SHIPLEY was born on 19 Jul 1865 in Disko, Miami County, Indiana, United States. She died on 20 Aug 1924 in Culver, Marshall County, Indiana. buried Richland Center IOOF Cemetery Richland Center, Fulton, Indiana, daughter of Isaiah Lawrence & Delilah Helen (Carpenter) SHIPLEY.

The Rovell's divorced.

    child:
    Lloyd ROVELL was born on 14 May 1885 in Disko,Miami, Indiana. He died 3 on 2 Sep 1959 in Culver, Marshall, Indiana. He married on 10 Jul 1906 Ora Florence RINESMITH was born on 1 Nov 1886. She died 3 on 22 Jan 1970 in Culver, Marshall, Indiana daughter of Lyman S Rinesmith & Phoeba Anna Bentemeyer


Year: 1900; Census Place: Alden, Erie, New York; Roll: 1024; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0001; Name: Minnie Rovell [Minnie Rosell]
Age: 64
Birth Date: Dec 1835
Birthplace: Germany
Home in 1900: Alden, Erie, New York [Erie]
Race: White
Gender: Female
Immigration Year: 1857
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Mother: number of living children: 5
Mother: How many children: 5
Household Members: Name Age
Minnie Rovell 64
John G Rovell 41 Nov 1858 son Farmer
Lloyd Rovell 1 [sic 12] May 1887 nephew [Sic] at school

Ida married 2nd 2 Feb 1911, in St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan L. G. WALKER was born on 29 Sep 1883 in ,Fulton, Indiana. He died on 23 Sep 1966 in Teegarden, Marshall County, Indiana, United States. son of Harrison & Lucrecia (Phillips) Walker.

    L. G. WALKER, 82, Culver, a Fulton county native, died at 5:15 p.m. Friday at the R. N. nursing home, Teegarden, Ind., following an illness of two years.

    Born Sept. 29, 1883 in Richland township, he was the son of Harrison and Lucrecia PHILLIPS WALKER. He moved to Culver from Mentone in 1914.

    He was co-owner of the Walker boat house on Lake Maxinkuckee for many years. He was married in St. Joseph, Mich., to Ida ROVELL, who died in 1924. He was a member of the Richland Center I.O.O.F. lodge.

    Surviving are a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ora F. ROVELL, Culver, and nieces and nephews.

    Last rites will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Easterday-Bonine funeral home in Culver with the Rev. Charles L. HANEY officiating. Burial will be in the Richland Center I.O.O.F. cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Sunday. Saturday, September 24, 1966 Rochester Sentinel


Indiana WPA Records: Surname: ROVELL Given Name: JOHN Sex:  Color: -  Age: 0   Spouse: EDA E SHIPLEY Date: DEC 19 1882 County: MIAMI Book: C 7 Page: 69

Year: 1910; Census Place: Franklin, Kosciusko, Indiana; Roll: T624_358; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 68;
Name: Dda Rovell [Ida Rovell]
Age in 1910: 40
Estimated birth year: abt 1870
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Ohio
Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
Home in 1910: Franklin, Kosciusko, Indiana
Marital Status: Divorced
Race: White
Gender: Female
Household Members: Name Age
L G Walker 30
by the census the lived on Broadway Street in Mentone and she was manager of the telephone office and she had one child and was still alive and L. G. Walker was a lineman for the telephone and he is listed as being single.

Lloyd Rovell would of been 24 years of age - no trace of him or his father has been found thus far, on census records and marriage records for Indiana.

Year: 1920;Census Place: Union, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T625_456; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 182;
Name: L G Walker
Home in 1920: Union, Marshall, Indiana
Age: 37 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1883
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Ida E
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Indiana
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Household Members: Name Age
Ida E Walker 42
This census lists L G as a Carpenter hand.

Year: 1940; Census Place: Union, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T627_1077; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 50-18 Household Members: Name Age
L G Walker 56
Lloyd Rovell 54
Ira Rovell 53

Social Security Death Index Name: L. Walker
SSN: 304-40-3834
Last Residence: 46511 Culver, Marshall, Indiana, United States of America
Born: 29 Sep 1883
Died: Sep 1966
State (Year) SSN issued: Indiana (1955

The I.O.O.F. Cemetery, located on the East side, is beside the Richland Center township school that was in the process of being razed in 1974
SECTION 3, Richland Center I.O.O.F. Row 4

WALKER (1) L. G., 1883-1966
(2) Ida E., his wife, 1865-1924
ROVELL (1) Lloyd, 1885-1959
(2) Ora F., 1886-1970






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